Poetic Devices

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This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
That guy's a beast.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Life is like a box of chocolates.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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